Charlene of Monaco in the Vatican: Surprises her face in front of the Pope
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Charlene of Monaco in the Vatican: Surprises her face in front of the Pope

On Wednesday, July 20, King Albert II of Monaco and his wife Charlene were heading to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis. For the occasion, the princess was dressed in an all-black outfit. An amazing choice knowing that she is one of the rare figures who managed to wear white, as was the case in 2016, during their last visit to the Sovereign Pope.

Secret visit. This Wednesday, July 20, Prince Albert II of Monaco and his wife Charlene Pope Francis greeted her In his apartment in the Vatican Apostolic Palace. A journey that was not formalized and was kept secret until the arrival of the princely couple at the headquarters of the Catholic Church. According to rumors, Charlene could have made the trip alone, but at last it was accompanied by her husband that the sovereign pope received her.

And for this particular audience, she was the Princess of Monaco She wears a black long-sleeved dress And a pair of black leather Louis Vuitton shoes. elegantly decorated pearl rosary with golden cross, Charlene was too He wears a black lace mantilla. A color to be reckoned with because black is solemn commitment For any woman the Pope receives. However, during their previous encounter in January 2016, the former South African swimmer opted for a white outfit.

Charlene of Monaco is authorized to wear white in the presence of the Pope

A restriction of a protocol caused by a tradition called “white privilegeUnder this privilege reserved for only a few Catholic queens, princesses and dukes, the latter are During masses with the Pope, white robes and head coverings are allowed, usually reserved for the sovereign pope. But on several occasions, queens and princesses eligible for this “white privilege” have opted not to exercise this right by wearing black attire. A gesture of respect to the Holy Father.

Born a Protestant, Charlene converted to Catholicism in 2011, two months before her marriage to Albert II of Monaco. Before meeting Pope Francis, the princess visited her predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, in January 2013. A visit during which Prince Albert II introduced his wife to the sovereign pope. A few months later, the couple were also present for Pope Francis’ inaugural mass.

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On Wednesday, July 20, Pope Francis welcomed Prince Albert II of Monaco and his wife Charlene at his apartment in the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace.

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A journey that was not formalized and was kept secret until the arrival of the two princely brides to the seat of the Catholic Church

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According to rumors, Charlene could have made the trip alone, but at last it was accompanied by her husband that the sovereign pope received her.

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And for this particular audience, the Princess of Monaco wore a black long-sleeved dress

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Charlene of Monaco also wore a pair of Louis Vuitton heels

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Charlene of Monaco was also decorated with an elegant pearl rosary with a golden cross

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Finally, Charlene of Monaco wore a black lace gown.

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A color to be reckoned with because black is an official obligation of any woman the Pope receives

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However, during their previous encounter in January 2016, the former South African swimmer opted for a white outfit.

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Protocol exception from a tradition called “white privilege”

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This privilege is limited to a few Catholic queens, princesses and dukes,

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Under this privilege, these women are allowed during the presence of the Pope to wear white robes and head coverings, usually those of the royal pontiff.

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But on several occasions, queens and princesses eligible for this “white privilege” have chosen not to exercise this right by wearing black garb in a gesture of respect to the Holy Father.

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Born a Protestant, Charlene converted to Catholicism in 2011, two months before her marriage to Albert II of Monaco.

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Before meeting Pope Francis, the princess visited his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, in January 2013.

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A visit during which Prince Albert II presented his wife to the Supreme Pontiff

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A few months later, the couple were also present for Pope Francis’ inaugural mass.

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Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Charlene during the “Monaco ePrix” tournament in Monaco, April 30, 2022

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Princess Charlene of Monaco during the opening ceremony of the 61st Monte Carlo Television Festival at the Forum Grimaldi, in Monaco, on June 17, 2022.

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Prince Albert II of Monaco, Princess Charlene and their children at the Monaco E-Prix Awards Ceremony in Monaco, April 30, 2022

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